The two were seen going for a late-night movie hand-in-hand, sparking rumours of a budding romance.
After breaking up with ex-boyfriend Taiwanese actor Yao Yuan Hao three months ago, actress-model Sonia Sui has been laying low. In recent days, rumours of Yuan Hao dating singer Cyndi Wang have spread and Sonia has seemed to have moved on as well.
On July 31, Sonia was spotted dressed in an all-black ensemble and donned a cap and large sunglasses with a tall male at 2am at the cinema. His identity was later verified to be 41-year-old host Zhang Luo Jun. The two held hands while crossing the road but quickly let go, appearing to be afraid of being noticed.
Earlier reports had suggested that Luo Jun had been present at a cycling event which Sonia participated in on July 27, further proving that there may be something more than friendship blossoming between the two.
Sonia has refuted the claims, saying, "It's a matter of (camera) angle", denying the late-night date and called Luo Jun a "friend".
Her manager neither confirmed nor refuted the reports, sharing that Sonia enjoyed Luo Jun's company and thanked the media for their concern.
Luo Jun has also responded to the claims, expressing, "I think it's better if you ask her. I'm a guy so I'm okay, but she recently had some relationship problems, (and) we as friends can only stand by her."